Just ordered iPhone, which hack do I use?

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billznik

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Oct 9, 2007
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So I just ordered an iPhone and it's on it's way to Costa Rica. Now I need to know which hack should I use to unlock it. There have been so many that I'm a little confused and I don't want to brick the phone. So which hack would be the easiest for when my phone arrives? Thanks!
 

gpmrn

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Oct 25, 2007
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Hack!

Go to tuaw.com and modmyiPhone.com. they have excellent database & a picture-based tutorial on how to hack your iPhone. DO NOT upgrage to FW 1.1.1 if you're intending to use a prepaid sim card. it will render your iPhone useless. I'm using a prepaid AT&T pay-as-you-go SIM right now and it's working fine. I made a big mistake of upgrading my iPhone once and iTunes locked it. Fortunately I was able to dowgrade back to 1.0.2 again. Until I get enough knowledge base on how to safely upgrade, I ain't touching it! hope this helps. :p
 

gpmrn

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Oct 25, 2007
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Firmware

Only firmware 1.0.2 lets you hack or jailbreak your iPhone. If you successfuly do this by following the instructions on TUAW & MODMYiPhone.COM, You can verify your firmware by going to settings/general/about.
 

billznik

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Oct 9, 2007
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Ok, I plan to use the tutorials on modmyphone, just 2 last questions. I bought 3 phones, can I use the same computer to unlock each phone, or do I need to unlock each on a different computer? I know that it's hard to use iTunes with 2 iPods so I'm wondering if this is similar? Also, when I unlock the phone, can I still add new songs to the iPhone and NOT update the firmware, or will I just be able to upload songs only once? Thanks!
 

gpmrn

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iTunes & iPhone

As long as you're using a Mac, you shouldn't have any problems "unlocking" each iPhone. Make sure you back up your HD in case of a crash from some unrelated issues. If you don't, your new HD & iTunes will recognize your iPhones as "from another iTunes" you won't be able to download movies and songs at all unless you restore, which you shouldn't do.